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A 49-year-old member asked:

can you tell me docs, is brushing your teeth with baking soda and neem just as good as fluoride toothpaste?

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Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
Dentistry 23 years experience
No: Baking soda will cause wearing down your enamel and after a while, your tooth will look translucent and greyish, not white. The thicker the enamel, the whiter the teeth.
Dr. Fernando Juliao
Dentistry 30 years experience
No: Use something that is approved for daily dental care. I very rarely use baking for anything else..Aside from baking!

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Last updated Sep 12, 2020

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